Mimathyma chevana chevana  (Moore, [1866])

Mimathyma chevana chevana ♂ Up. Mimathyma chevana chevana ♂ Un. Mimathyma chevana chevana ♀ Up. Mimathyma chevana chevana ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Phetchabun, Thailand.
Mimathyma chevana chevana ♂ Up. Mimathyma chevana chevana ♂ Un. Mimathyma chevana chevana ♀ Up. Mimathyma chevana chevana ♀ Un.
♂, Bolikhamxai, Laos. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Xiang Khouang, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera)

ON : Athyma chevana Moore, [1866]
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865(3):763-764, pl.41, fig.1,♂.
TL : Darjeeling.
Distribution : Sikkim to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Yunnan.
● ssp.chevana
ssp.leechii
Mimathyma chevana chevana map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Apatura chevana chevana ; Pinratana,1979 : 89, figs.N155,♂,♂(Un). (Chaiyaphum)
Apatura chevana chevana ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 86, pl.63, figs.163,♂,♀. (Chiang Mai; Chaiyaphum)
Mimathyma chevana chevana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 464, pl.206, figs.N173,♂,♂(Un), pl.207, figs.N173,♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai; Phu Khieo)
Mimathyma chevana chevana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 486, pl.216, figs.N358,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai; Phu Khieo)
Mimathyma chevana chevana ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 122, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Dao; Phu Khiewo)
Mimathyma chevana chevana ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai; Chaiyaphum) (accessed: 2024.05.08)
Mimathyma chevana chevana ; Masui,2020 : 9. (N: Chaiyaphum)

[ LAOS ]
Apatura leechi ; Vitalis,1919 : 232. (Laos)
Apatura chevana f. chevana ; Dubois & Vitalis,1924 : 45. (Ban-Sai)
Mimathyma chevana chevana ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 61, pl.75, figs.3,♂,4,♂(Un). (Vang Vieng)
Mimathyma chevana chevana ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 208, pl.72, figs.♂,♀. (Xiang Khouang)
Mimathyma chevana chevana ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 47.
Mimathyma chevana chevana ; Masui,2020 : 9. (Laos)
Mimathyma chevana chevana ; Onodera,2022 : 47, pl.141, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phongsali: Phou Fastupa; Xiengkhouang: Tha)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 6♂ 1♀ (incl. photo and photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 3♂ 1♀ (incl. photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 7♂ (incl. photo and photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Bolikhamxai : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phong Saly : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Xiang Khouang : 1♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forests at moderate elevations (Alt. 500 - 1000m). Males frequently come to the banks of streams and puddles to suck water.


Literature

Moore, F.,[1866] : On the lepidopterous insects of Bengal.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865(3):755-822, 3 pls.

Masui, A.,2020 : Notes on the variation and classification on the genus Mimathyma (Nymphalidae, Apaturinae)
Butterflies 83:4-21.


Mimathyma chevana chevana ♂ Mimathyma chevana chevana ♂
♂, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. ♂, Chaiyaphum, Thailand.
Mimathyma chevana chevana ♂ Mimathyma chevana chevana ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Mimathyma chevana chevana ♂ Mimathyma chevana chevana ♂
♂ with ambica, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♂ with ambica, Chaiyaphum, Thailand.
Mimathyma chevana chevana ♂ Mimathyma chevana chevana ♂
♂, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. ♂, Phetchabun, Thailand.

2007.09.20 - 2024.05.31.